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Wordnet 3.0


1. in good time;
- Example: "he awoke betimes that morning"
[syn: early, betimes]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Betime \Be*time"\, Betimes \Be*times"\, adv. [Pref. be- (for by) + time; that is, by the proper time. The -s is an adverbial ending.] 1. In good season or time; before it is late; seasonably; early. [1913 Webster] To measure life learn thou betimes. --Milton. [1913 Webster] To rise betimes is often harder than to do all the day's work. --Barrow. [1913 Webster] 2. In a short time; soon; speedily; forth with. [1913 Webster] He tires betimes that spurs too fast betimes. --Shak. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

betimes adv 1: in good time; "he awoke betimes that morning" [syn: early, betimes]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

34 Moby Thesaurus words for "betimes": after a while, ahead, ahead of time, anon, at times, before, before long, beforehand, beforetime, by and by, directly, early, ere long, ever and again, ever and anon, foresightedly, here and there, in a moment, in a while, in advance, in anticipation, in due course, in due time, now and again, now and then, once and again, oversoon, precociously, prematurely, presently, seasonably, shortly, soon, timely